Ken and Sharen O'Brock of North Benton are observing their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple was married in Monroe Falls, Ohio, by the late Bill McDowell of the World Wide Church of God. The ceremony took place in the living room of the bride's sister, Karen Tinley with about eight friends and family members attending.
Mrs. O'Brock graduated from Central High School in Akron.
Mr. O'Brock graduated from Hower High School in Akron.
They live on their farm where they raised five children. Debbie (O'Brock) Kachner of Uniontown, Ohio, Glenn Singleton of Damascus,Dedee(O'Brock) Martin of Shreveport, La., David O'Brock of Estonia, and the late Bill Singleton.
They also have seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.